Friday, May 29, 2009

DJ DIphoeniX's top 20 Jamz - EVERY FRIDAY!!!..[the hottest songs on urban & pop radio] + updates on other Charts {May 29 - June 4, 2009}

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HENCE THE FOLLOWING LINKS WILL NO LONGER SHOW WEEKLY CHARTS:

http://web.splashcast.net/full_screen/?channel_code=&show_code=HZGP3565WF

OR

http://web.splashcast.net/Player/player_shell.swf?player_code=&channel_code=&show_code=HZGP3565WF&show_prev_code=&ip=72.27.49.135&host_url_id=-1&prev=&start_option=1&env=&rand=349&track_time=false

[FULLSCREEN mode]
http://web.splashcast.net/fs/?embed_url=/so/2/c/HPFA3505KC/s/HZGP3565WF/sc/1016508/fs/

EMBEDDED CODE:



May 29 - June 4, 2009

CLOSE CALLS:
30. goodbye [kristinia debarge] (-)
29. please don't leave me [pink] (-)
28. we made you [eminem] (21)
27. love sex magic [ciara/justin timberlake] (23)
26. swag surfin' [fast life yungstaz (f.l.y.)] (28)
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25. i do not hook up [kelly clarkson] (27)
24. know your enemy [green day] (26)
23. if this isn't love [jennifer hudson] (16) {Pk:9}
22. kiss me thru the phone [soulja boy tell 'em/sammie] (19) {Pk:2}
21. epiphany [chrisette michelle] (25)

20. right round [flo rida] (20)* {Pk:1(1wk)}
19. best i ever had [drake] (24)
18. every girl [young money/lil wayne] (22)
17. halle berry (she's fine) [hurricane chris/superstarr] (18)
16. magnificent [rick ross/john legend] (9) {Pk:3}
15. second chance [shinedown] (17)
14. turn my swag on [soulja boy tell 'em] (14) {Pk:9}
13. the climb [miley cyrus] (11) {Pk:5}
12. don't trust me [3oh!3] (15)
11. blame it [jamie foxx/t-pain] (10)*~ {Pk:1(5wks)}
10. never ever [ciara/young jeezy] (12) {Pk:10}
09. day 'n' nite [kid cudi] (6) {Pk:2}
08. i know you want me (calle ocho) [pitbull] (13) {Pk:8}
07. boyfriend #2 [pleasure p] (8) {Pk:8}
06. poker face [lady gaga] (5)* {Pk:1(3wks)}
05. knock you down [keri hilson/ne-yo/kanye west] (7) {Pk:5}
04. halo [beyonce] (3) {Pk:3}
03. birthday sex [jeremih] (4) {Pk:3}
02. boom boom pow [black eyed peas] (1)* {Pk:1(2wks)}
01. sugar [flo rida/wynter] (2) {Pk:1(1wk)}





NB:
* - Former NUMBER 1 'jam'
~ - Nominee for 'jam' of the year(2008)
(#) - Previous Week
{Pk:#) - Peak Position (shown for top 10 peakers only)
RE - Re-entry (to the charts)


*If you do not want to see all the videos just hover the mouse near the bottom of the screen and choose the videos you want to watch from the pop-up list.

*To view the charts in FULLSCREEN mode, click the "FULL" on the chart screen OR go here: http://web.splashcast.net/fs/?embed_url=/so/2/c/HPFA3505KC/s/HZGP3565WF/sc/1016508/fs/



Shoutouts to the Jamaican massive and the Campion College men's basketball and girl's hockey 2007-2008 teams.


Producer: Xavier Thompson a.k.a. DJ DIphoeniX

"DJ DIphoeniX man, get yo' shit right!"


View the channel here:

http://web.splashcast.net/full_screen/?channel_code=HPFA3505KC



NOMINEES FOR TOP JAMZ OF THE YEAR (no particular order):
live your life [t.i.]
single ladies (put a ring on it) [beyonce]
just dance [lady gaga]
blame it [jamie foxx]

PAST TOP JAMZ OF THE YEAR:
2007 - Timbaland Ft. Keri Hilson, Sebastian & Doe "The Way I Are"
2008 - Snoop Dogg "Sensual Seduction (Sexual Eruption)"


DJ DIphoeniX's top 20 Jamz ("Da Jamz") IS BROUGHT TO YOU COURTESY OF:
SPLASHCAST (web.splashcast.net) & YOUTUBE (youtube.com)


Mad A Yaad Entertainment™ (M.A.Y.E.™)


MP3CHARTS:

Girlz {Radio Version} (Ft. Vegas, Chico, Kiprich, Hawkeye & Mr. Lex)
Dj Diphoenix & Dj Dimitri - USA
http://boxstr.com/files/2228076_9hnh4/02%20-%20DJ%20DIphoeniX%20%26%20DJ%20Dimitri%20-%20Girlz%20%7BRadio%20Version%7D%20%28Ft.%20Mr.%20Lex%2C%20Vegas%2C%20Chico%2C%20Hawkeye%20%26%20Kiprich%29.mp3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5x5ZEDVWw8
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5x5ZEDVWw8]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRf3R9WUffo]


Ms. Body {Tha THICKness} [Tha Ladies ('Y U Wanna' & 'B. Girls' Mix)]
DJ DIphoeniX & ZJ Ice (Ft. T.I., Munga Honorebel & Aidonia)
Diphoenix, T.I., Munga Honorebel, Sean Kingston, Cham & Beenie Man - USA
http://boxstr.com/files/2228016_is1gw/DIphoeniX%20-%20Tha%20Ladies%20%28Ft.%20T.I.%2C%20Munga%20Honorebel%2C%20Sean%20Kingston%2C%20Cham%20%26%20%20Beenie%20Man%29.mp3
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XJhPY3ik-k]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZUqqdcjsh4]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cES1u3lpVd0]

One Woman’s Man (2008)
Shonie Featuring Diphoenix - USA
http://diphoenix.fileave.com/ShoniefeaturingDIphoeniX-OneWomansMan(2008).mp3


Meeting In My Bedroom
Silk & Diphoenix - USA
http://diphoenix.fileave.com/DIphoeniXSilk-MeetingInMyBedroom.mp3


Filthy Rich (Meking Money)
Serani & Konshens Featuring Diphoenix - Jamaica
http://diphoenix.fileave.com/07-KonshensSerani-MekinMoney(Ft.DIphoeniX).mp3

X-Girlfriend
Romain Virgo & Diphoenix - Jamaica
http://diphoenix.fileave.com/RomainVirgoDIphoeniX-XGirlfriend.mp3
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TO VIEW THE TOP 50 JAMZ OF 2008 go here:
http://diphoenix.wordpress.com/2009/01/01/dj-diphoenixs-top-50-jamz-of-the-year-the-hottest-songs-on-urban-pop-radio-for-2008-january-1-2009/


GREAT PLAYLISTS ON YOUTUBE (reggaefusion876):

Reggaefusion (Reggae fusion)
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=CDC417533B682A5D

Old Skool R&B/HIP HOP Joints
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=433097077AA82867

Classicz from early 2000s
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=93DA43830CFAEBE8

Pop-Rock.Soft Rock hits from the Mid (& early) 90s
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=2876A97CA4C59A72

Hitz from the "POP ERA" (1997-2002)
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=472878F8CE95113C

F*** songs
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=70A7E2602FEAC25E

ONE Hit Wonders (Late 90s to Early 00s)
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=199A1EF15A937BEF
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BILLBOARD HOT 100 NEWS

Idols Inundate Hot 100, But 'Glee' Gloats With Top Debut

Adam Lambert
May 27, 2009 01:42 PM ET
Silvio Pietroluongo, N.Y.
Nine combined tracks from "American Idol" winner Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert enter this week's Hot 100 tally, but each track lags behind "Don't Stop Believin'" by the cast of the Fox series "Glee," which is the chart's Hot Shot Debut at No. 4. The remake of Journey's classic top 10 hit, which shifts 177,000 downloads, surpasses the original version's 1981 No. 9 peak. Journey's rendition moves 42,000 downloads, up 48% for the week.

Allen's victory single "No Boundaries," one of five songs the newly crowned champ places on the Hot 100, opens at No. 11 with 134,000 downloads. "Boundaries" rank and digital sum fall short of the No. 3 entry and 236,000 downloads shifted by 2008 winner David Cook's triumphant tune "The Time of My Life" a year ago this week.

In addition, Allen's five charting songs, which also include "Heartless" (No. 16), "Ain't No Sunshine" (No. 37), "Apologize" (No. 66) and "Falling Slowly" (No. 94), fall well short of the 11 tracks Cook tallied in the '08 post-show week. Part of this discrepancy can be attributed to the other purchasing options offered to Allen's fans that were not available a year ago for Cook's followers, including the iTunes Pass and the digital "Season 8 Favorite Performances" album which opens at No. 50 on the Billboard 200 with 10,000 units.

Runner-up Adam Lambert debuts on the Hot 100 with four tracks, with his take of Tears For Fears' "Mad World" leading the charge at No. 19 with 115,000 downloads. Lambert's chart showing bests the three songs placed by 2008 runner-up David Archuleta on the list a year ago, while his sum for "Mad World" is significantly better than the weekly downloads moved by Archuleta's top track "Imagine" (71,000). Lambert, interestingly, outpaces Allen on The Billboard 200 as his "Season 8 Favorite Performances" debuts at No. 33 with 16,000 units.

Among the beneficiaries of the "Idol" finale afterglow is season seven winner Cook who performed his new single "Permanent" which debuts on the Hot 100 at No. 24 (103,000 downloads). Keith Urban claims his best-ever Hot 100 rank (51-20) and best single-week download total (72,000) with "Kiss A Girl" and season four queen Carrie Underwood re-enters at No. 79 with this year's farewell anthem "Home Sweet Home."

http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/idols-inundate-hot-100-but-glee-gloats-with-1003977092.story
http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/index.jsp
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JAMAICA WEEKLY MUSIC COUNTDOWN (w/ Richie B)

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DJ DIphoeniX's iCANDY [EYEcandy]

Feature Models: Sexy stars with abs (FEMALE!!!)

Hilary Duff
(can I just say ... "A-MA-ZING")

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Jillian Barberie Reynolds (Jillian Barberie a.k.a. Jillian Reynolds)

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Valerie Bertinelli

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48-year-old Valerie Bertinelli drops 40 pounds to fit into her swimsuit again
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She’s approaching 48 and she hasn’t posed for a magazine in a swimsuit since she was 20 years old. Yet, Valerie Bertinelli has risen to the challenge, and has managed to drop 40 pounds and finely tone her muscles, just in time to make the cover of People magazine, and only a few weeks before her big birthday.

Bertinelli has been a spokesperson for the Jenny Craig diet ever since 2007 and, understandably, she’s also on it, as she tells People. She stuck to the diet for an entire year and, when she saw that she managed to lose some weight and keep it off, she decided to go for something more drastic and hired a personal trainer to help her build muscle mass.

Nine months later, she’s on the cover of the magazine, wearing nothing but a green swimsuit and showing off a body that 20-year-olds would kill to have, not to mention women nearing their 50s.

“Bertinelli’s 60-minute bikini workout routine, done four to five times a week, included two fitness components.” People magazine writes, adding that the workout has been comprised of cardio and strength training. The idea was not to be muscular or too skinny, but to regain confidence and look good on the beach again, a thing the actress had not been able to do for the past two years or so, as per her own admission. In the end, all the efforts were worth it, as the latest issue of People magazine clearly shows.

“Cardio: Overall, she ran on a treadmill for 30-45 minutes. But some days she broke up the time into 5-minute segments, starting with a 5-minute warm-up run followed by strength exercises, before getting back on the treadmill for another 5 minutes. Strength training: Bertinelli used resistance bands along with weights to perform a series of alternating combinations of up to 25 triceps dips, 20 push-ups, up to 30 squats, step-ups and over 100 sit-ups total.” the mag further informs.

Bertinelli rose to fame with the long-running TV series “One Day at a Time.” In recent years, though, she has been plagued by stories regarding her weight, with some publications even going as far as comparing her to chronic dieter and also Jenny Craig spokesperson Kirstie Alley, whose yo-yoing weight has often made the subject of many tabloid stories.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valerie_Bertinelli
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Valerie-Bartinelli-s-Diet-and-Workout-to-Fit-into-her-Swimsuit-108211.shtml
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Ten video sharing services compared


The number of video-sharing sites has shot through the roof recently, as dozens of companies try to become the Flickr of the online video world. To this end, many video services have started offering new features like editing and remixability in an attempt to snatch a piece of the ever-expanding online video pie. But for the average user--who just wants to post a video on the 'net and share it with some friends--there are already too many options out there. All one really wants to know is, which site is going to work, with the least amount of hassle?

I took 10 of these sites out for a test drive, and picked some winners. If you want to post, watch, share, or edit video online, this post's for you.

To test each service, I uploaded my demo reel (a 15MB Sorenson 3-encoded Quicktime file) to each site and compared video quality, site interface, community features, and functionality. Where applicable I also tried to embed the resulting video in a Wordpress page. Many of these sites are still in beta, and their functionality could change in the coming months, but if you're looking to post and share video today, this is the current state of things.

Eyespot

Appeal:
Easy-to-use video uploading and remixing.
Interface:
Bright and colorful. Tagging, forums, groups. Not a lot of community features.
Editing:
Trim beginning and end, reorder clips on a timeline, add music and photos.
Sharing:
Post to a group, invite a friend to the service (but not directly to your clip).
Verdict:
Uploading straightforward and painless. But: 25MB filesize limit too small. Mashup features fall short of Grouper's "groovies," and it's not even in the same ballpark as Jumpcut when it comes to mixing and editing. Not a lot of reason to use Eyespot, in its current incarnation.

Google Video

Appeal: It's Google.
Interface: Typically clean and sparse Google layout. Uploading requires you download the Google Video Uploader. Allows you to add plenty of metadata, including a transcript. You can monetize your content by assigning a sale price to each clip (you can also give users a "day pass," giving them access to the content for a limited time, but not ownership).
Editing: None.
Sharing: See below.
Verdict: Google Video requires a "video verification" process, where your submission is reviewed to ensure it conforms to Google's technical standards and legal policies. This process "may take several days," so check back for an update.

Grouper

Appeal: YouTube with a file-sharing application built on top.
Interface: For full functionality, requires an application download. Windows Media Player-based (converts other formats). Ratings, tagging, groups, RSS feeds.
Editing: Create mashups of your videos and photos, set to music ("groovies").
Sharing: Post direct to myspace, friendster, eBay. Download to hard drive, iPod.
Verdict: "Groovies" are easy to create and could be very popular. But: File-sharing application seems half-baked (and is undifferentiated from existing options). "Groovies" will prove much more popular if they can be built online without having to download the app. E-mail registration system was a pain; had to do it twice to get confirmed. After several hours, my file was still unavailable, as the service was still "upload processing."

Jumpcut

Appeal:
Create, edit, and remix video online.
Interface: Slick interface feels more like an application than a web page. Scales all videos to a larger size than other sites, but videos don't autoplay and there is no indication of what portion of the video has already been downloaded.
Editing: Bar-none the best editing options of the bunch. Splice your footage, reorder the shots, add music, photos, transitions, even effects--think iMovie in an online interface. Very, very slick.
Sharing: Email to a friend, embed in a web page (worked flawlessly in Wordpress).
Verdict: Playing with Jumpcut's features, you immediately understand that the future of online video is here. No current competitor can touch it. But: Get too effects crazy and your video slows down. Jumpcut doesn't re-render your files with every remix--which leaves the original video quality intact--but playback of edited files is not perfectly smooth. Don't throw out iMovie just yet.

Ourmedia

Appeal: "The Global Home for Grassroots Media."
Interface: Slow, confusing, and messy. Requires an Internet Archive account, and the integration of the two services is convoluted. Keeps your content in its native format, which is both good and bad--it doesn't recompress your video, but it requires its users to have several different players installed correctly. Creative Commons licenses built-in.
Editing: None.
Sharing: RSS feeds, email to a friend, direct link to files from your own site.
Verdict: Going forward, a good place to upload your media if it is socially-conscious or activist by nature. Also works as an online repository for video/audio storage. But: One of the most difficult sites to upload video to. Current "alpha" version falls far short of potential--wait for the next version.

Revver

Appeal:
YouTube with monetization--if people watch your video (and the embedded ad), you get paid 20% of what the advertiser pays Revver. If they click on the Revver link at the end, you split the proceeds 50/50.
Interace:
Quicktime-based. Requires you to download a client for uploading content. Tagging, emailing, rating, playlisting.
Editing:
None.
Sharing: See below.
Verdict: Offers a unique revenue-sharing model that may appeal to content owners and producers. But: Uploading process is convoluted (the promised drag-and-drop functionality was nowhere to be found). After trying to upload my file using the Revver client twice, my video was still listed as "unavailable." I later received an email from Revver stating that my submission may contain unauthorized material that requires clearances--which is true. Because Revver and Google Video are the only sites in this roundup that let you monetize your content, we'll be back with an update comparing the two.

Videoegg

Appeal: Lets you painlessly upload video of any format to the web and post it to other sites or share it with friends.
Interface: Requires you download an application in order to upload. The download seamlessly embeds in your browser to give you drag-and-drop functionality.
Editing: Basic trimming of beginning and end points.
Sharing: Post direct to eBay, Blogger, and Typepad. Creates a simple URL, lets you email the video, and gives you javascript and html code for embedding in your own pages.
Verdict: Painless experience. If you only need to post and share video with friends, Videoegg just works. Flash 8 video quality is pretty decent. But: Video didn't embed properly in other pages (Wordpress).


Vimeo

Appeal: Flickr for video.
Interface: Nice and clean, uses a flash wrapper to play native formats. No download required, simple and easy uploads. Tagging, commenting, voting. Nice player with a volume control and no burned-in logo.
Editing: None in the current version.
Sharing: Post to Flickr, send to del.icio.us, download original file, embed in your MySpace profile or blog, create an RSS feed.
Verdict: Good video quality. Embedding the video in Wordpress worked flawlessly. But: Light on community features, and weekly storage cap of 20 megs is too limiting.
vSocial

Appeal: "The fastest, easiest way to upload, watch and share your favorite video clips."
Interface: All Web 2.0'd-out. Big fonts, AJAX, tagging, rating, reviewing, RSS feeds, creative commons licenses.
Editing: Offers "edit this video" functionality, which I couldn't test (see below). Can also create "Video Rolls," which are customized playlists generated from your selected criteria.
Sharing: Embed in your own page, MySpace, Typepad, Blogger, del.icio.us, Flickr, Blog It! (write a post on your own blog about a video without leaving vSocial).
Verdict: Lots of community features. But: Didn't live up to their "fastest" or "easiest" claim--I never successfully got a video uploaded (tried three times). Quality of existing clips is less than stellar--everything's resized to 320X240. Your mileage may vary, but even with a Quicktime file that uploaded to other sites without a problem, I never got vSocial to work.

YouTube

Appeal: The video-sharing site everyone's already heard of. Mindshare-winner by a mile.
Interface: Tabbed pages feature ratings, favorites, flagging, tagging, and commenting. Create playlists, subscribe to other's uploads, subscribe to tags. The player only features a mute button (rather than level control), and full-screening the video opens a new window and starts playback over.
Editing: None.
Sharing: Embed in other websites, including Friendster, eBay, Blogger, MySpace.
Verdict: Easy to use, no major issues. Decent video quality, audio sounds compressed. Video embedded in Wordpress fine (but was off-center). But: No progress bar for uploading. Fairly lengthy "processing" delay before you (or anyone else) can watch your video.

AND THE WINNERS ARE...

For posting:
If you just want to get a video clip online and share it with friends via email or on your own blog, Vimeo wins for its speed, ease-of-use, and simple playback functions. It also lets users download the original file, and features some light community features (note that a new version is launching very soon). One of the few sites I used that I never had a problem with. Alternate choice: Videoegg.

For viewership:
If you want to step up to more community features and get widespread viewership of your viral clip, YouTube gets the job done with a lot less hassle than vSocial or Grouper.

For editing
: If you want to alter your video online in any way--through editing, remixing, or combining your clips with those from other users--then head on over to Jumpcut and don't look back. Jumpcut really offers the first leap forward in online video sharing, and is worth a look even if you have no use for editing features (its full-fledged community is launching "very soon"). Alternate choice: none, yet, although Motionbox looks to be a potential competitor.

For this roundup, I left out more services than I reviewed. This is because many of them are mere YouTube clones, at least in their current state (e.g., CastPost, ClipShack, Dailymotion). Others, like Dabble and the aforementioned Motionbox, are not yet publicly available. You're welcome to check out a list of 40 video sharing sites at eConsultant, all of which I at least glanced at. TechCrunch also has some great coverage of the developing online video scene. Finally, please add your own experiences and comments below, and feel free to disagree with my choices.



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Why Video Share Websites?

Video share websites are changing the way we view media and the media we view. On the Internet, amateur producers can share their videos with thousands of viewers and average people can steal the limelight from Hollywood stars.

Whether you’re looking for a clip of your favorite movie, an important newscast, a how–to video or just some good entertainment, you’ll find it on the Internet. Video share sites make it easy to browse, find and watch your favorite streaming video.

You can become a celebrity or famous producer overnight. Video share sites offer the tools and resources producers need to create and upload videos. You can access helpful articles and editing tools. Some sites allow you to post your videos for everyone to view or keep them private.

In this site, you’ll find articles on video share and production and comprehensive reviews on video share sites that will help you make an informed decision on which video share site is right for you. At TopTenREVIEWS, we do the research so you don’t have to.™

What to Look for in a Video Share Website

There are currently over 50 video share websites on the Internet and the number continues to grow. Most of these websites offer free memberships. We've scoured the web for the very best video share websites—so after reading about the advantages and disadvantages each has; you may want to try a few sites before choosing one.

Below are the criteria TopTenREVIEWS used to evaluate video share websites.

  • Audience Features – Video share websites should have features that make searching and viewing videos enjoyable. These features may include a search box, the ability to search by category, screenshot previews of the videos, a short description of the content, user submitted video ratings and other items that enhance the viewing experience.
  • Producer Features – The best video hosting sites offer resources for those who produce and post videos. The site may offer video creation tools, educational resources and the ability to add a description and select whether the video is public or private.
  • Content – This is one of the most important aspects of video sharing sites and the reason we visit them. The best sites have a large library of good content. The content should be regulated, and not include copyrighted, pornographic, racist or violent movies; or movies that offend human dignity, are contrary to decency or endanger youth.(Note: Though many movie share sites have strict content policies, occasionally movies that contain questionable material are posted.
  • Ease of Use – Video share sites should be easy to navigate and use with organized categories and a search box. The videos should load and play quickly without buffering delays.
  • Help/Support – Though video share sites are free, they should still include first–class help and support through FAQs, user guides, customer service by email or phone, and ideally, a user forum.

To read the review on YouTube, the video share website our reviewers ranked #1, click here.






http://www.dvguru.com/2006/04/07/ten-video-sharing-services-compared/

http://video-share-review.toptenreviews.com/

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